How to: Open the Microsoft Dynamics NAV Web Client

You open the Microsoft Dynamics NAV Web client by using a web browser from a device that has a network connection. To open the Microsoft Dynamics NAV Web client, you must know the name of the computer that is running the Microsoft Dynamics NAV Web Server components and the HTTP port that it is running on.

For a list of supported browsers, see System Requirements for Microsoft Dynamics NAV. For more specific parameters, see Opening a Page in the Microsoft Dynamics NAV Web Client by Using a URL

To open Microsoft Dynamics NAV Web client

  1. Open the web browser.

    Tip

    On the computer where the Microsoft Dynamics NAV Web Server components are installed, you can open the Microsoft Dynamics NAV Web client directly from Start in Windows. In the Search box, type Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2018 Web Client, and then choose the related link.

  2. In the address box of the browser, type one of the following URLs.

    To open URL Example
    The Role Center for the default company http://ComputerName:Port/WebServerInstance

    Or (for multitenant deployments)

    http://ComputerName:Port/WebServerInstance/?tenant=TenantID
    http://MyNAVWeb:8080/DynamicsNAV110
    The Role Center for a specific company http://ComputerName:Port/WebServerInstance/?company=CompanyName

    Or

    http://ComputerName:Port/WebServerInstance/?tenant=TenantID&company=CompanyName
    http://MyNAVWeb:8080/DynamicsNAV110/?company=CRONUS%20International%20Ltd.
    A specific page http://ComputerName:Port/WebServerInstance/?page=ID

    Or

    http://ComputerName:Port/WebServerInstance/?tenant=TenantID&page=ID
    http://MyNAVWeb:8080/DynamicsNAV110/?page=22
    A specific report http://ComputerName:Port/WebServerInstance/?report=ID

    Or

    http://ComputerName:Port/WebServerInstance/?tenant=TenantID&report=ID
    http://MyNAVWeb:8080/DynamicsNAV110/?report=5
    A specific profile http://ComputerName:Port/WebServerInstance/?profile=ID

    Or

    http://ComputerName:Port/WebServerInstance/?profile=ID
    http://MyNAVWeb:8080/DynamicsNAV110/?profile=Small-Business

    For Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2017 and earlier versions:

    To open URL Example
    The Role Center for the default company http://ComputerName:Port/WebServerInstance/WebClient

    Or (for multitenant deployments)

    http://ComputerName:Port/WebServerInstance/WebClient/default.aspx?tenant=TenantID
    http://MyNAVWeb:8080/DynamicsNAV110/WebClient
    The Role Center for a specific company http://ComputerName:Port/WebServerInstance/WebClient/default.aspx?company=CompanyName

    Or

    http://ComputerName:Port/WebServerInstance/WebClient/default.aspx?tenant=TenantID&company=CompanyName
    http://MyNAVWeb:8080/DynamicsNAV110/WebClient/default.aspx?company=CRONUS%20International%20Ltd.
    A specific page http://ComputerName:Port/WebServerInstance/WebClient/default.aspx?page=ID

    Or

    http://ComputerName:Port/WebServerInstance/WebClient/default.aspx?tenant=TenantID&page=ID
    http://MyNAVWeb:8080/DynamicsNAV110/WebClient/default.aspx?page=22
    A specific report http://ComputerName:Port/WebServerInstance/WebClient/default.aspx?report=ID

    Or

    http://ComputerName:Port/WebServerInstance/WebClient/default.aspx?tenant=TenantID&report=ID
    http://MyNAVWeb:8080/DynamicsNAV110/WebClient/default.aspx?report=5
    A specific profile http://ComputerName:Port/WebServerInstance/WebClient/?profile=ID

    Or

    http://ComputerName:Port/WebServerInstance/WebClient/?profile=ID
    http://MyNAVWeb:8080/DynamicsNAV110/WebClient/?profile=Small-Business

    Substitute the following parameters:

    • http with https if SSL is configured for the Microsoft Dynamics NAV Web client and the Dynamics NAV Web Server is not configured to redirect HTTP requests to HTTPS.

    • ComputerName with the name of the computer that is running the Microsoft Dynamics NAV Web Server components.

    • Port with the port number that you configured for the Microsoft Dynamics NAV Web Server components during installation.

    • WebServerInstance with the virtual directory alias under which the Microsoft Dynamics NAV Web client application exists on the web server. For more information, see Microsoft Dynamics NAV Web Server Components Installation on IIS.

    • TenantID with the name of the tenant that you want to connect to. This parameter is only required when Dynamics NAV is deployed in a multitenant architecture. The tenant that you specify must be mounted on the Microsoft Dynamics NAV Server instance that the Microsoft Dynamics NAV Web client connects to. For more information, see Multitenant Deployment Architecture.

    • CompanyName with the name of the company in Dynamics NAV. This parameter is optional and is only needed if you want to open a different company than the one specified in My Settings.

    • ID with the ID that is assigned to the page or report object in Dynamics NAV.

    Tip

    After you open the Microsoft Dynamics NAV Web client, you can choose the Search for Page or Report icon to find pages and reports. The Search for Page or Report button in the ribbon.

    For more information about the URLs to open pages and reports, see Opening a Page in the Microsoft Dynamics NAV Web Client by Using a URL and Opening a Report in the Microsoft Dynamics NAV Web Client by Using a URL.

See Also

How to: Open the Microsoft Dynamics NAV Tablet or Phone Client from a Browser
Developing for the Microsoft Dynamics NAV Web Client
How to: Install the Web Server Components
How to: Configure SSL to Secure the Connection to Microsoft Dynamics NAV Web Client